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David Blunkett Quotes and Sayings

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When I'm in London I do have the convenience of being
close to St James Park which is also good for me because
it gives me an excuse to get out and get some much needed exercise!
- David Blunkett

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Strengthening our identity is one way of reinforcing
people's confidence and sense of citizenship and well-being.
- David Blunkett

I did not in late November start the plethora of linking
my private life with public events again.
- David Blunkett

That is why with enormous regret I have tendered my
resignation to the prime minister today.
- David Blunkett

 

I have built my reputation on honesty,
I have sometimes been too honest.
- David Blunkett

I have always been honest about my recollection of events.
- David Blunkett

It would be dangerous territory if I wasn't practising
what I preach which is to always accept responsibility,
always accept the consequences of your actions.
- David Blunkett

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I have never tried to fiddle my role as leader of the city of Sheffield,
as an MP or as a minister.
- David Blunkett

I don't think anyone can say I have said one thing
in public and done another in private.
- David Blunkett

But any perception of this application being speeded
up requires me to take responsibility.
- David Blunkett

Judy, we think that since the 11th of September,
2001, we've faced a similar heightened threat level.
And we've been enhancing both the exchange of intelligence
and security information and the assessment of that information,
because that's the crucial element.
- David Blunkett

I love the walk although my security team weren't too
sure to begin with but I was anxious to be able to lead a near normal life.
Whilst walking I do get the chance to meet people and keep in touch.
- David Blunkett

And we think that our citizens and yours would be very
angry if they thought that we hadn't taken every possible
step for prevention and then for joint action in the
likelihood of those who threaten our lives and our well-
being,
taking action at the same time.
- David Blunkett

I said it's impossible to have an amnesty without ID
cards and a clean database,
because you firstly don't have any incentives for people
to actually come up front and register,
and make themselves available, and secondly you have
no means of tracking them.
- David Blunkett

Yes, it will go through the disciplines that all puppies
go through including house training and puppy walking,
then at twelve month old it the training becomes a
lot more rigorous which has to be done carefully otherwise
you are in danger of stressing the dog.
- David Blunkett

I am not quite sure where home is right now.
I do have places in London and Milan,
and a house in Spain.
I guess I would say home is where my mother is,
and she lives in Spain.
- Sarah Brightman

To think that the new economy is over is like somebody
in London in 1830 saying the entire industrial revolution
is over because some textile manufacturers in Manchester went broke.
- Alvin Toffler

London is a roost for every bird.
- Benjamin Disraeli

When Blur first started and we were playing Manchester
the Hacienda was the place to go.
That was where a lot of exciting stuff was happening
and London was pretty dead.
- Graham Coxon

My return to London introduced me to a wider range of society.
- Catherine Helen Spence

My actual childhood, as opposed to my adolescence,
was not spent in London.
- Peter Shaffer

To play today in London, next week in Madrid and the
week after that in Warsaw is a bit better than playing
Newark and Baltimore and Philadelphia.
I've been doing that for 20 years.
- Norman Granz

I wanted to take up music, so my father bought me a blunt instrument.
He told me to knock myself out.
- Jay London

The Monmouth Coffee Shop is the best place in London.
- Kyle MacLachlan

As to London we must console ourselves with the thought
that if life outside is less poetic than it was in the days of old,
inwardly its poetry is much deeper.
- Goldwin Smith

As a student in London, I had seen so many shows,
so many plays and had seen so many greats of the day.
- David Naughton

A man may learn from his Bible to be a more thorough
gentleman than if he had been brought up in all the drawing-rooms in London.
- Charles Kingsley

There may be problems we still need to tease out,
but we will leave no stone unturned in our bid to make London the host city.
- Sebastian Coe

On March 4th, 1830, I arrived in London,
where a new world seemed opened to me.
- Henry Bessemer

The Sun in London ran a front page declaring my bum a national treasure.
I really did laugh at that.
Its not like it can actually do anything,
except wiggle.
- Kylie Minogue

I live in London and I am a British subject,
although I do write in Spanish, of course.
- Guillermo Cabrera Infante

I had to have some balls to be Irish Catholic in South London.
Most of that time I spent fighting.
- Pierce Brosnan

America is a nation with no truly national city,
no Paris, no Rome, no London, no city which is at once the social center,
the political capital, and the financial hub.
- C. Wright Mills

You know Manchester is always a bit of a hard place
for people coming from London,
just with all the history.
Manchester has this immensely huge and healthy history musically.
- Graham Coxon

Right now I just finished writing the music for a Rugrats
feature film and the third week of September I go to London,
and the Orchestra is going to perform the score.
- Mark Mothersbaugh

The anguish in London is a vivid reminder of why we
cannot relent in taking the steps necessary to defend
our homeland from the present terrorist threat.
- Mike Pence

We did a remake of Lost in Space.
Filmed it in London for four months.
- Lacey Chabert

If London is a watercolor, New York is an oil painting.
- Peter Shaffer

London is one of the most enchanting places I've ever been on this planet.
- Don Johnson

They look outside the windows of their apartment in
town and realize they're not living in a terrace anymore.
This is a room full of dreamers who like to go to London for a day.
- Johnny Vegas

When I was in college, I spent a summer working in London.
I'd enjoyed tea before that, but then I got actual,
really good tea there and never looked back.
- Sarah Zettel

The lowest and vilest alleys of London do not present
a more dreadful record of sin than does the smiling
and beautiful countryside.
- Arthur Conan Doyle

Very good wine was bought at ten pounds per pipe,
the contract price; but the superior quality was fifteen pounds;
and some of this was not much inferior to the best London Madeira.
- William Bligh

It is the folly of too many to mistake the echo of
a London coffee-house for the voice of the kingdom.
- Jonathan Swift

It all started when my dog began getting free roll over minutes.
- Jay London

At the time, we thought it was a nice way to say something
unique about the group to make us different from all
the other bands kicking around in London.
- Gerry Beckley

I crammed my exams in London and did fine.
- Rhona Mitra

I do notice that when I've been away and I come back to London.
People look at you.
People are ready to pick arguments.
- Colin Firth

I think London's sexy because it's so full of eccentrics.
- Rachel Weisz

On one night of my debut the Prince of Wales,
the Princess, and the duchess of London came to see me.
They loved me for what I was and what I gave them.
- Lillie Langtry

For a London play, rehearsal time would be four weeks for the entire show.
In films, I'd spend six weeks on the big dance numbers
to get them perfect before the actual shooting.
- Jessie Matthews

I go to Paris, I go to London, I go to Rome,
and I always say, 'There's no place like New York.
It's the most exciting city in the world now.
That's the way it is.
That's it.'
- Robert De Niro

I received a D.Sc.
from the University of London in 1992.
- J. Philippe Rushton

The first song is called "London." It's about two Russian
soldiers who desert the Russian army and escape to London,
where they indulge in a life of crime.
- Neil Tennant

I went to London because, for me, it was the home of literature.
I went there because of Dickens and Shakespeare.
- Ben Okri

I was born in Middlesex, England, which is really London.
- Charles Keating

In spite of holidays when I was free to visit London
theatres and explore the countryside,
I spent four very miserable years as a colonial at an English school.
- Patrick White

From there I did a one year theatre acting course in Fife,
and then three years of drama school in London.
- Ewan McGregor

The only problem in the past has been my kids.
I'd want to bring them to London with me,
but they are at an important stage in high school.
- Mimi Rogers

Of course I've done musicals here in London.
- Norman Wisdom

I started going back and forth, New York,
London, New York, London.
I wasn't looking back at all.
I was doing tons of jobs.
Working, working, working, working.
- Kate Moss

Gentlemen never wear brown in London.
- Lord Curzon

I hate going out in Brighton now.
It's different in London.
People respect you more there.
- Katie Price

John Lennon and Ringo Starr liked my songs.
I used to write songs and they heard me sing songs on stage in London.
- Ben Kingsley

I recorded my hair this morning, tonight I'm watching the highlights.
- Jay London

Vicars, MPS and lawyers were amont those who considered
me to be the best hostess in London.
- Cynthia Payne

I studied for my degree in London and consequently
ended up spending five years away from Cornwall.
I deliberately moved away from the coast to experience a different way of life.
- John Dyer

The Metropolis should have been aborted long before it became New York,
London or Tokyo.
- John Kenneth Galbraith

When really you've gone to drama school and rep and
then you've come to London and gone to auditions and you've worked,
solidly, for years.
But that all gets forgotten.
- Julia Ormond

I went to the doctor and he said I had acute appendicitis,
and I said compared to who?
- Jay London

The city of London, within the walls,
occupies a space of only 370 acres, and is but the
hundred and fortieth part of the extent covered by the whole metropolis.
- Henry Mayhew


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